|Reagan mural, Tampico, IL|
But I recall that after a 1986 air strike on the dictator's home, one ordered by President Reagan, Mad Muammar claimed that a heretofore unknown adopted daughter perished. Why hadn't anyone heard of her? Because she didn't exist--Gaddaffi fabricated her in an attempt to gain sympathy. Which is why there are doubts about the veracity of the Libyan government's report.
UPDATE May 1: Skepticism continues to grow over Saif's death.
Report from Tampico, Illinois on Reagan's 100th birthday
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